Definition for standard

adjective as in regular, approved

noun as in guideline, principle

noun as in flag

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Example Sentences

In addition, group members who had any community standards violations in a group will now require post approval for the next 30 days.

The biggest news is a set of gold standard polls released in Minnesota and New Hampshire.

From Ozy

No one was sure exactly what that encryption standard should be.

From Fortune

Even at those prices, stiff by virtual event standards, Hinson said TechCrunch expects between 10,000 and 15,000 attendees this year, roughly in line with last year’s attendance figures.

From Digiday

All but five of the top 100 films of 2019 would meet the Oscars’ standard of on-screen representation.

From Fortune

Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.

The same Pediatrics journal notes that 17 states have some form of exception to the standard parental consent requirement.

Christopher Nolan, Interstellar “My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” Nolan told me.

Completed in 1953 and composed with standard line breaks and punctuation, the book was completely ignored upon submission.

The End of Gangs By Sam Quinones, Pacific-Standard Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang.

And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.

The new creed, called the King's Book, approved by the houses of convocation, and made the standard of English orthodoxy.

The news of these successes brought crowds of volunteers to our standard.

As regards Great Britain, the gold standard is yet preserved for all practical purposes.

Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.


On this page you'll find 213 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to standard, such as: accepted, basic, classic, common, definitive, and normal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.